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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

 A most unusual program combining Sikkim and Assam, with Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho and Kolkata. The journey combines visits to Panna National Park near Khajuraho and rarely visited Orang National Park in Assam.

Along the way, you search for Gangetic Dolphins, take boat rides on the Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers - two of India's holiest rivers - wander sacred lakes and monasteries in Sikkim and enjoy the sacred rituals of Varanasi.

Then, of course, there are the people - tribal villagers in Assam, Buddhists in Sikkim, sadhus in Varanasi and many more!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, November
  • FROM: $6,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

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Nepal: The Manaslu Circuit
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Nepal: The Manaslu Circuit

 The Manaslu Circuit is one of the most beautiful, challenging and diverse treks offered today in Nepal. The path is a cultural exposé of Nepal and its different ethnic and religious groups – Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar, Gurung, Buddhist and others. Additionally, you get a vivid sense of the terrain in this tiny country, hiking from the tropical areas around Aarughat Bazaar at 1,870 feet all the way up to the glacial moraines of Larkya La at 17,175 feet a difference of 15,305 feet! This is not a trek for the faint of heart, but a spectacular experience for the adventurous in good physical condition.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Nepal, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, November
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

 Enjoy the Sister's Meal Festival (Valentine's Day for the Miao) in April and the famous Lusheng Festival in November amid a kaleidoscope of colorful local ethnic groups. Wonder at the incredible artistry and detail of the textiles of the different Miao and Dong and other hill tribe villages in Guizhou, China's least traveled province. From batik to embroidery to jewelry, from festivals to daily life, this trip is an ethnologist, textile collector or designer's dream. Sit down with the villagers, learn their sewing and batik techniques, play with the children, enjoy the ceremonies and try out their delicious food. Your journey begins in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. From Guiyang, you will travel to a series of Miao and Dong villagers, many rarely visited by westerners, before returning to Guiyang. Not only is this a journey of people and wonderful villages, but you can shop and shop and shop!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: April, October
  • FROM: $4350.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

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India Royal Rajasthan
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India Royal Rajasthan

Our Royal Rajasthan India tour exemplifies the splendor of the Rajput and Moghul age, and contemporary life in urban and rural Rajasthan. We explore the bazaars, historic forts and palaces, and narrow city streets of Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, and in the Blue City of Jodphur we are also guests in a local home for lunch. We stay in majestic forts in the desert to gain insights of daily life among Bishnoi and other rural Rajasthani communities walking, by jeep or optional horseback. Our royal India adventure begins with the Moghul architectural masterpieces of the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. This richly historic route is full of lore and splendor, punctuated by photographic attractions, and a diverse range of natural and cultural experiences and sojourns in this “Land of Kings.” Our choice of beautifully restored historic boutique accommodations also contributes to the grandeur of this unforgettable India travel experience.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, November
  • FROM: $4,795
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: India Royal Rajasthan

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Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand
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Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand

Beginning in the Thai capital of Bangkok with its incredible Grand Palace, this trip takes you up into the hills of the northwestern part of Thailand, with its panoply of different ethnic groups, rivers, elephant training camps and vibrant cities. Your path will wend from Chiang Rai and the infamous Golden Triangle down to Chiang Mai with its wonderful crafts and people over to Mae Hong Son and Pai. You'll even cross into Myanmar.
 

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Thailand, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: Contact us for availability
  • FROM: $3,295.00
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts
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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts

 This special trip blends the luxury of Rajasthan - its palaces, forts, and art – with the charm of the desert and the radiance of its people. Moreover, you have a chance to taste the rich culture of Delhi and Agra along the way.

Your program begins at the Imperial in Delhi. From here, you visit the Old City and get a sense of the religious and cultural diversity of the place. Next, you travel to Udaipur, with its lake, palaces and bustling old city, as well as its beautiful countryside. Crossing the desert, you head to Jodhpur and then on to Nagaur to enjoy the festival in the winter and the town in the fall.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, October
  • FROM: $5,995.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts

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Tigers and Travels in India
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Tigers and Travels in India

Recognized by National Geographic Traveler magazine as a "Tour of a Lifetime" and one of their "10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back."
Our Tigers and Travels trip to India is an in-depth and comprehensive India tour dedicated to the search for the elusive tiger and discovery of ancient civilizations out of which arose the contemporary cultural and spiritual fabric of modern India. We learn about Project Tiger, and efforts to bring tigers back from the brink of extinction in Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks. The timeless truths of our humanity are revealed in the old city of New Delhi, the Moghul masterpiece of the Taj Mahal in Agra, Khajuraho's spectacular erotic temples, and the sacred city of Varanasi on the Ganges. Amongst the forts, the walled cities of Jaipur, Jodphur and Udaipur, and the surrounding countryside, we walk among rural villages of Rajasthan and dine with descendants of royal families, all of whom share insights of their daily life. The castles and palaces of unequaled grandeur, echoes of Indian royalty and British Raj, are reflected in the comfort and charm of our historic boutique accommodations connecting us to a place and its people for a truly transforming India travel experience.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, March, October
  • FROM: $6,995
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Tigers and Travels in India

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Untamed Borneo Adventure
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Untamed Borneo Adventure

This wild Borneo adventure in Malaysia takes you into the last remnants of truly untamed tropical rainforests, a place teeming with some of the richest biodiversity on Earth, and to the Celebes Sea, a veritable underwater playground for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. Based from well-appointed ecolodges and accompanied by our expert naturalist guides, you fly, drive and cruise into the top wilderness areas of Sabah and are rewarded with unique opportunities to witness the endemic wildlife of Borneo and understand the challenges and efforts in action to preserve their existence. Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Center, scout for pygmy elephants and proboscis monkeys cruising  the lower and less populated lower stretches of the Kinabatangan River Sanctuary, and spend several days walking through remote and breathtaking 130-million-year-old primary forests of the Danum Valley Conservation Area. By day and by night, hike and explore forests brimming with ficus, ferns, flowers and fungi while keeping your eyes open for rare and endangered wildlife, including orangutan, the silver leaf monkey, wild elephant, flying frog, giant squirrel, tarsier, resident hornbill and a host of other exotic forest creatures. End this best of Borneo adventure with some relaxation and underwater exploration at an island ecolodge, located off the Western Malaysia Coast where it's possible to arrange SCUBA at the famous and protected Sipadan Island. Throughout your journey enjoy the incredible cuisine that the cultural melange of Malaysia has to offer.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: Malaysia, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: May, July, September
  • FROM: $5,350
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Untamed Borneo Adventure

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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

 Indochine... the name calls to mind the magical world of the Mekong, a blend of the Vietnamese ocean-oriented society, the charm of Laos and the magnificent Cambodian Khmer civilization.

You begin in Saigon where you can journey out into the Mekong Delta and then head to Hanoi via the charming town of Hoi An. From Hanoi, you fly to Luang Prabang and spend several days exploring this quaint Laotian city. Continuing to Vientiane, you then catch a flight to Cambodia. Your journey finishes in Siem Reap, exploring the temples of the Angkor Civilization.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, November, December
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 15 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

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Nepal: Portrait of a Country
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Nepal: Portrait of a Country

Enjoy the many faces of Nepal without trekking. Beginning in the Valley, you will meet the pilgrims at the vibrant Buddhist and Hindu temples, sit down with a Living Goddess and visit the palaces of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Heading west, you drive to the charming Newari hill town of Bandipur before driving down to Tiger Tops Tharu Lodage in Chitwan Royal Animal Park. After visiting jungle villages, searching for tigers and riding elephants, you will visit one of the holiest places in Nepal – Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, and Janakpur, birthplace of Sita, and one of the holiest Hindu sites in the world. Here you can visit the temple and the Janakpur Woman’s Craft Development Center, one of the finest and most varied craft operations in Nepal.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Nepal, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, November
  • FROM: $3,495.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Nepal: Portrait of a Country

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